• Gunmen kill police officer, wound 2 in Pakistani capital

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say two gunmen shot and killed a police officer and wounded two others in an attack on a patrol on a main road in the capital, Islamabad.

  • 2 Indian soldiers, 4 rebels killed in Kashmir fighting

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Five suspected rebels and two soldiers were killed in a fierce gunbattle Saturday in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir, officials said.

    Updated: 4:15 am

  • Bangladesh begins survey of undocumented Rohingya Muslims

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh began a survey to determine the number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled persecution in majority-Buddhist Myanmar.

    Updated: 11:04 pm

  • In this Friday, April 3, 2015 file photo, Burmese fishermen arrive at the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources to report themselves for departure to leave the fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia as hundreds of foreign fishermen rush at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. A bill headed for President Obama this week includes a provision that would ban U.S. imports of fish caught by slaves in Southeast Asia, gold mined by children in Africa and garments sewn by abused women in Bangladesh, closing a loophole in an 85-year-old tariff law that has failed to keep products of forced and child labor out of America. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, File)

    Congress bans import of forced labor products

    A bill headed for President Barack Obama this week includes a provision that would ban U.S. imports of fish caught by slaves in Southeast Asia, gold mined by children in Africa and garments sewn by abused women in Bangladesh, closing a loophole in an 85-year-old tariff law that has failed to keep products of forced and child labor out of America.

  • In this Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 photo, Pakistan's Oscar winning filmmaker, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy discusses with colleagues at her office in Karachi, Pakistan. Obaid-Chinoy is nominated for a second Oscar for her moving story of a teenage girl shot and dumped into a river because she married a man of her choosing. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

    Pakistani Oscar-nominated film tackles ‘honor’ killings

    KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — When Saba Qaiser was 19 years old, her uncle and father shot her in the head, stuffed her in a bag and threw into a river to die. They said she had shamed her family when she married the boy of her choice.

  • Pakistan army confirms death sentences for 12 militants

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s powerful army chief, Gen. Raheel Sharif, on Thursday confirmed death sentences awarded by military courts to 12 “hardcore terrorists” over their involvement in a series of attacks against security forces, the military said.

  • FILE- In this Aug 19, 2014 file photo, commuters move past posters and hoardings of Indian films in Mumbai, India.   British rock band Coldplay's latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images of India with Hindu holy men, peacocks and colorful festivals.(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, file)

    Coldplay’s latest video criticized for portrayal of India

    NEW DELHI (AP) — British rock band Coldplay’s latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images of India with Hindu holy men, peacocks and colorful festivals.

  • Hut fire kills all 10 family member on Pakistani island

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani police official says fire has killed all 10 members of a fisherman’s family on an island in southern Pakistan.

  • Suicide bomber targeting security forces kills 8 in Pakistan

    QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Police say a suicide bomber riding on a bicycle has targeted a vehicle carrying security forces in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least eight people and wounding more than 20.